Under the Wintamarra Tree

Under the Wintamarra Tree

by Doris Pilkington

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Under the Wintamarra Tree by Doris Pilkington

The wintamarra tree is a permanent reminder of the beginning of my life. The journey of healing and the healing process is similar to the wintamarra tree. It's always been there waiting for me to come and reconnect to my birthplace. Doris Pilkington Garimara's sequel to Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780702254260
Publisher: University of Queensland Press
Publication date: 07/01/2017
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Doris Pilkington’s traditional name is Nugi Garimara. She was born in 1937 on Balfour Downs Station in the East Pilbara, homeland of her Mardu ancestors. As a toddler she was removed by authorities from her home at the station, along with her mother Molly Craig and baby sister Anna, and committed to Moore River Native Settlement. Under the Wintamarra Tree was shortlisted for the Western Australian Premier’s Book Award for Nonfiction. Doris Pilkington Garimara died in 2014.

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